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January 18, 2013

Fighter Jets Escort Alaska Airlines Plane to Seattle After Hijack Warning



Fighter jets escort US plane after hijack warning (via AFP)

Two F-15 fighter jets escorted an Alaska Airlines flight into Seattle’s main airport Thursday after an anonymous caller told the FBI that a male passenger could be a hijacker, authorities said. The Boeing 737 was escorted until it landed without incident in Seattle at about 7:00 pm (0300 GMT Friday…




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Friday Photos: Some Of Our Favorite Recent Photo Hangar Uploads

This week for Friday Photos, we take a look at several of our favorite uploads the the NYCAviation Photo Hangar from the past few weeks.
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Friday Photos: The NYCAviation/PHX Spotters LAX Meetup Is Next Month!

With the 4th Annual NYCAviation & PHX Spotters Meetup about a month away, we take a look at photos from the various spotting locations around LAX.
by NYCAviation Staff
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Friday Photos: Special Liveries

This week for Friday Photos, we take a look as some of the many great photos of special liveries uploaded to the NYCAviation Photo Hangar.
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OPINION: The Investigator Most Qualified

The opinions expressed here are those of the writer and not those of NYCAviation In recent months, there has been a wave of fresh speculation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the Boeing 777-200ER lost mor...
by Stephen Carbone
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Misused Aviation Terms, Part 1: Airlines and Accidents

Many terms are thrown around, whether it be by avgeeks, the news media or general public, that have official definitions aside from what is socially thought.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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